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A new theory of cancer

After billions spent for little benefit, it’s time to look at the disease in a different way

The AFL’s concussion problem

Is the league running interference on the damage concussion can cause?

Drugs: on medication, legalisation and pleasure

What role can cannabis and psychedelics play in modern medicine?

When sound becomes pain

A controversial diagnosis is giving hope to sufferers of debilitating hearing issues

The snip

It’s a simple procedure, but having a vasectomy can raise questions of masculinity and equality

The next big thin

Dissecting dietary fads and habits

Sick day

Sickness can be debilitating but it also offers escape

Working regional

A stint in a remote Western Australian hospital brings its own challenges

The war on food

Our minds and bodies have a complicated relationship with what we eat

Sex and pharmaceuticals

It was championed by women’s groups, but Addyi is not the “female Viagra”

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